Are your fingers green or have you developed that sudden urge to make your garden look beautiful? Or maybe you are not a gardener but naturally love the smell of fresh flowers. Whatever the case maybe, a visit to Melbourne Flower and International Garden show will fulfill your inner gardener.
Not Just Flowers at the Melbourne Flower and International Garden Show
The Melbourne Flower and International Show is the most famous garden show in the entire Southern Hemisphere. And it has been treating visitors to huge displays of horticulture news and products since it first began in 1995. It is now 20 years since it started and is expected to attract over 100,000 visitors to the grounds of the World Heritage Site Venue – The Royal Exhibition building and the surrounding Carlton Gardens in the garden state of Victoria.
What exactly do visitors see at the show?
For five days starting 25th April -29th April 2015, flower and garden fans will experience a once in a year opportunity to see, smell and touch a wide display of flowers and gardens. Visitors will be able to learn new gardening techniques, see the latest innovative trends in gardening and gain inspiration for their own.
Awards and other features at the Event Include:
The Melbourne Flower and International Garden Show is sponsored by major Australian media houses and will cover:
- Free floral design workshops where visitors will be treated to a glimpse of the most amazing flower arrangements. A is a place where most visitors will want to spend time looking at a rare mix of flowers, vegetables, household plants and more. Each exhibit is labeled carefully and sold with instructions from the horticulturalist that created them.
- The Great Hall of Flowers is another popular attraction where the theme changes every year where new flowers and plants are introduced to the public. And is a time when visitors will get to see and buy fresh flowers direct from the growers. They can also listen to talks by flower and gardening experts and take part in question time. Other events include the
- Boutique Gardens Competition
- The Childrens Garden
- Floral Designs Workshops
- Show Gardens
The Melbourne Flower Show is a major event in Australia and companies are using it for all types of events.
Visiting the Melbourne Flower and International Garden Show
Tickets can be purchased online or at the gate and can be used on any day. The official website has information regarding the prices and can be purchased online.
Looking for a gift?
Give someone a membership to the
Flower Of The Month Club
where members receive a different bunch of
florist designed flowers every month
for 3, 6 or 12 months